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Christopher Andrew “Chris” Turlington, 37, of Port Republic died July 19, 2012, from an aneurysm.
Originally from Gloucester, Va., he graduated from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., with degrees in history and religious studies. He was a proud brother of Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was instrumental in the re-colonization of Kappa Sigma at Randolph-Macon. Upon graduation, he went on to work for Kappa Sigma, proudly helping consult other chapters on the Eastern seaboard. It was through Kappa Sigma that he met his wife, Rae Anne Turlington.
He was a beloved teacher at Patuxent High School, sharing his passion for history with his students daily. He was very active in the Athletic Department at PHS, having coached the Girls Varsity Basketball team. He also coached his son’s T-ball team and basketball team. He enjoyed watching his daughter learn to swim and dance. He was an avid sports fan and self-proclaimed connoisseur of beer.
His family was the light of his life, and he was a devoted father, husband, son and brother.
He was preceded in death by his father, Pete Turlington of Gloucester, Va.
He is survived by his wife, Rae Anne (Edwards); children, Hunter and Olivia, all of Port Republic; mother, Jackie Turlington; sister, Carrie Turlington Provensen and brother-in-law, Ethan Provensen, all of Gloucester, Va.; mother-and father-in-law, Pam and Jim Edwards of Bethalto, Ill.; sister- and brother-in-law, Rebecca and Jerry Wood of Denver, N.C.; nephew, Trenton; and niece, Avery of Denver, N.C.
Visitation was July 23 at Rausch Funeral Home in Lusby.
Funeral and a celebration of his life was July 24 at St. Paul United Methodist Church in Lusby.
Memorial contributions may be made in the form of a check to the Christopher A. Turlington Memorial Fund at PNC Bank, P.O. Box 192, Solomons, MD, 20688.